English IV - GullIVer's Travels

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Gullivers Travels Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests students on Parts I and II of Gulliver's Travels, Terms, Vocabulary, and Modifiers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The people of Lilliput call Gulliver _____.
    • A. 

      Man-Hill

    • B. 

      Man-Mountain

    • C. 

      Man-Giant

    • D. 

      Man-House

  • 2. 
    Instead of killing him outright, the Lilliputians decide on which of the following punishments for Gulliver?
    • A. 

      Exiling him

    • B. 

      Cutting off his hair

    • C. 

      Blinding him and slowly starving him to death

    • D. 

      Poisoning him

  • 3. 
    The people of Lilliput are very _____.
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Big

    • C. 

      Huge

    • D. 

      Thin

  • 4. 
    The country of Lilliput is _____ the country of Blefuscu.
    • A. 

      Under

    • B. 

      A long way from

    • C. 

      Friendly with

    • D. 

      At war with

  • 5. 
    When Gulliver wakes up in Lilliput, he cannot _______.
    • A. 

      See

    • B. 

      Move

    • C. 

      Hear

    • D. 

      Speak

  • 6. 
    The argument between the Big-Endians and the Small-Endians was about ...
    • A. 

      Ships

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Shoes

  • 7. 
    When Gulliver first arrives in Brobdingnag, he hides in a ____.
    • A. 

      House

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Cooking pot

    • D. 

      Wooden box

  • 8. 
    ____ is one of the most important officials who helps Gulliver at first.
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Struldbrug

    • C. 

      Flimnap

    • D. 

      Reldresal

  • 9. 
    Who said, "For six years we've had two political groups, the High-Heels and the Low-Heels"?
    • A. 

      Gulliver

    • B. 

      Gulliver's wife

    • C. 

      Reldresal

    • D. 

      The King of Blefuscu

  • 10. 
    The King of Brobdingnag thinks that political life in England is ____.
    • A. 

      Perfect

    • B. 

      Polite

    • C. 

      Terrible

    • D. 

      Clever

  • 11. 
    What does the farmer make Gulliver do in order to earn money?
    • A. 

      Perform tricks for spectators

    • B. 

      Spy on neighboring farmers

    • C. 

      Work in the fields

    • D. 

      Kill rats

  • 12. 
    There are two groups of people in Lilliput who argue about ____.
    • A. 

      Which color shoes to wear

    • B. 

      Which end to break their eggs

    • C. 

      Which language to speak

    • D. 

      Which king and queen to choose

  • 13. 
    In Brobdingnag, a monkey takes Gulliver ____.
    • A. 

      Over the fence

    • B. 

      Down the garden

    • C. 

      Up a tree

    • D. 

      On to the roof

  • 14. 
    How does Gulliver end up stranded in Lilliput?
    • A. 

      He survives a shipwreck.

    • B. 

      His crew abandons him.

    • C. 

      He is dropped there by an enormous eagle.

    • D. 

      He stops there for provisions and is trapped while he sleeps.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      "All true believers shall break their eggs at the small end."

    • B. 

      "All true believers shall break their eggs at the big end."

    • C. 

      "All true believers shall break their eggs as they see fit."

    • D. 

      "All true believers shall break their eggs at the convenient end."

  • 16. 
    Who is Gulliver's main enemy in the royal court of Brobdingnag?
    • A. 

      The king

    • B. 

      The dwarf

    • C. 

      The queen

    • D. 

      Reldresal

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      A rehetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for an effect

    • B. 

      A literary work that ridicules its subject through the use of specific techniques in order to make a comment about it

    • C. 

      A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      A contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality

    • B. 

      A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things

    • C. 

      A rhetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for effect

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      To present things that are out of place or are abdsurd in relation to the surroundings

    • B. 

      To enlarge or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous

    • C. 

      To imitate the techniques and/or style of some person in order to ridicule the original

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      To imitate the techniques and/or style of some person in order to ridicule the original

    • B. 

      To present the opposite of the normal order

    • C. 

      To present things that are out of place or are absurd in relation to the surroundings

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      A contrast between expectation and reality

    • B. 

      A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things

    • C. 

      A rehetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for an effect

  • 22. 
    An example of a metaphor is
    • A. 

      The wet flame flickered in darkness.

    • B. 

      There are millions of things to do.

    • C. 

      "Life is a journey, travel it well."

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Occurs when the intended meaning of a statement differs from the meaning that the words appear to express

    • B. 

      Involves an incongruity between what is expected or intended and what actually occurs

    • C. 

      Occurs in a narrative when the audience knows more about the circumstances than a character

  • 24. 
    Hyperbole is a(n)
    • A. 

      Extreme exaggeration

    • B. 

      Understatement

    • C. 

      Comparison between two unlike things

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      To imitate the techniques of some person in order to ridicule the original

    • B. 

      To enlarge something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous

    • C. 

      To present things that are out of place in relation to the surroundings

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Occurs when the intended meaning of a statement differs from the meaning that the words appear to express

    • B. 

      Involves an incongruity between what is expected or intended and what actually occurs

    • C. 

      Occurs in a narrative when the audience knows more about the circumstances than a character

  • 27. 
    Odious means
    • A. 

      Putting an end to

    • B. 

      Causing loathing

    • C. 

      Causing injury

    • D. 

      Ruling

  • 28. 
    Quelled means
    • A. 

      Made

    • B. 

      Ruled, controlled

    • C. 

      Crushed, quieted

    • D. 

      Reasoned earnestly

  • 29. 
    Conjecture means
    • A. 

      Guess, speculate

    • B. 

      Cause to be or become, made

    • C. 

      Cause loathing

    • D. 

      Rule or control

  • 30. 
    Copious means
    • A. 

      Very plentiful

    • B. 

      Smaller than average

    • C. 

      Extremely hurtful

    • D. 

      Exact representation

  • 31. 
    Expostulate means
    • A. 

      Guess or speculate

    • B. 

      Win

    • C. 

      Hurt deeply

    • D. 

      Reason earnestly

  • 32. 
    Animosity means
    • A. 

      A feeling of happiness

    • B. 

      A feeling of uncertainty

    • C. 

      A feeling of strong dislike

    • D. 

      A feeling of defeat

  • 33. 
    Pernicious means
    • A. 

      Helpful

    • B. 

      Hurtful

    • C. 

      Plentiful

    • D. 

      Victorious

  • 34. 
    The cheese smells ___ but tastes good.
    • A. 

      Bad

    • B. 

      Badly

  • 35. 
    Although they can't play their guitars very ___, they sell many CDs.
    • A. 

      Well

    • B. 

      Good

  • 36. 
    It's ___ amazing what house movers can accomplish!
    • A. 

      Real

    • B. 

      Really

  • 37. 
    The sled's runners glided ___ over the ice and packed snow.
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Smoothly

  • 38. 
    The conference room smelled ___.
    • A. 

      Stuffy

    • B. 

      Stuffily

  • 39. 
    Doesn't this coat feel ___ to you?
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Softly

  • 40. 
    "Remember to speak ___ when you give your speech," Mr. Wells advised.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Slowly

  • 41. 
    The players did ___ in the fourth quarter.
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Well

  • 42. 
    She sounded very ___ on the phone.
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Angrily

  • 43. 
    The judge rapped her gavel ____ to restore order.
    • A. 

      Sharp

    • B. 

      Sharply

  • 44. 
    Actually, once you see it, the solution is ___ easy.
    • A. 

      Real

    • B. 

      Really

  • 45. 
    Jorge sat at the intersection watching the ___ progress of the train.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Slowly